When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.
“Beautifully-made. Sobering and tragic, but ultimately empowering.” - The Yes Men. 'Gold Fever' playing as part of VIFF's AFTER EFFECTS series July 5 -11 The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers. Imagine gold "as far as the eye can see". All you have to do is rip it out of the ground. But one man’s nirvana is another’s hell. Screening info + Tickets: http://www.viff.org/theatre/programs/pg2672-gold-fever
Experience some of the best cinema from around the world fused with related talks and events in a unique Film+ model. Discover more at VIFF Society’s annual Festival and Year Round at the state-of-the-art Vancity Theatre
“Lessons for a War” is a celebration of the resistance of people preparing to defend themselves against another coming war. A chant of hope of a community that will not give up. The film will be introduced by the filmmaker and screens July 7 as part of VIFF's series “After Effects: Guatemala and El Salvador.”